Agriculture

Our agriculture program focuses on providing resources, consulting and support in the areas of dairy, livestock, poultry, field crops, and farm business management. Call us today!

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Dairy cattle in the Cornell Dairy Research Center in Harford, NY (Cornell University Photography).

Winter Weather

Get tips on winter driving, personal and pet safety in frigid weather, how to prepare for winter storms, links to Cornell's EDEN website, and MORE our Emergency Preparedness pages.

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Prepare for Emergencies

Do you know how to keep your family and pets safe during a weather event or other emergency? Find out how to prepare for or recover from a variety of natural disasters, here on our site.

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Cooperative Extension puts a wealth of useful, research-based information at your finger tips!

In addition to what you'll find here on our website, we offer free or low-cost workshops on topics that range from how to start an organic garden to making a home spending plan. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit our Education Center to learn more. We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust!

"Firewood Stacked Up to Dry Showing Annual Rings"

Buying Firewood

It's a good idea to buy your wood at least one whole season ahead. Get tips on what to look for, how firewood is sold, and more useful information here.

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Dairy Day 2018

Dairy Day is an exciting event held each year at the Fairgrounds in Norwich, NY. Please join us June 16th for an exciting day of dairy and family fun!

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Chenango County 4-H

Nationally, over 6 million youth belong to 4-H. In Chenango County, we offer local and county-wide 4-H clubs, afterschool 4-H opportunities, connections to 4-H camps and statewide 4-H activities. Visit our pages or call our office to learn more!

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Shiitake Mushrooms

Shiitake Mushroom Workshop

In this workshop, we will learn about some of the different methods of growing shiitake mushrooms in order to start a small woodlot-oriented business.

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woods, Yates County

Woodlot Management

Visit our section of pages on Woodlot Management for resources that can help you make your woods healthier and more productive.

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Cover image from "Weaving the Rainbow" by George Ella Lyon and illustrated by Stephanie Anderson, the 2014 Ag Literacy Week selection.

Ag Literacy Week

Celebrate agriculture by reading Weaving the Rainbow by George Ella Lyon and Illustrated by Stephanie Anderson to your classroom.

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Last updated March 13, 2019